The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Election’s over, time to focus on regaining union market share

Across America, voters said “Yes” to Barack Obama ‘s vision  to move our nation forward by investing in America and re-building our country from the middle out. ..

It’s ready, aim, wait for potential state right-to-work law

LANSING – As we went to press on Dec. 4, there was no right-to-work law in Michigan. But by the time you read this, there could be. ..

RTW: ‘it will unleash as rancorous a legislative battle as the Capitol has seen in modern times’

If and when a right-to-work law is adopted in Michigan, it will be the result of classic backroom politics, with only Republican lawmakers in the room. ..

Old and new school buildings revitalize academic campus

FLINT – The timing proved just right for coordinated moves by the Michigan School for the Deaf and Powers Catholic High School, resulting in the renovation of an iconic school building, construction of new or renovated educational space for both schools, and a revitalized 67-acre educational campus. ..

Appeal of PLA ruling continues GOP vendetta

LANSING – Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette is taking the case against project labor agreements to a higher court – again. ..